Gut Microbiome May Affect Some Anti-Diabetes Drugs

12/13/2018

In a review of more than 100 current published studies in humans and rodents, a Wake Forest School of Medicine team examined how gut bacteria either enhanced or inhibited a diabetes drug’s effectiveness.

School of Medicine Receives Grant to Create STEM Program for Middle School Girls

12/12/2018

The grant will support the creation of a comprehensive STEM satellite program for 40 female middle school students by partnering with Davidson and Surry County Schools.

Researchers Develop First Ever Model for Patient-Specific Treatment of Appendix Cancer

12/06/2018

Scientists at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have recently developed a process that may change the way cancer of the appendix is treated in the future.

Youth Football Players Risk Brain Changes

11/29/2018

MRI scans show that repetitive blows to the head results in brain changes among youth football players.

Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services

11/29/2018

Free screenings and other health-related services will be available to the public on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the 20th annual Share the Health Fair.

Wake Forest Baptist Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Performance

11/28/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released its first quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2019.

Duke Physician-Scientist Reproductive Infectious Diseases Expert to Join Wake Forest Baptist

11/27/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Robert Phillips Heine, M.D., a renowned Duke University physician-scientist whose major focus has been reproductive infectious diseases and their impact on pregnancy outcomes, has accepted appointment as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN).

26th Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Tonight

11/26/2018

Wake Forest Baptist has celebrated its holiday spirit with the Winston-Salem community through the 31-foot Moravian star atop the Medical Center’s North Tower since 1992.

Obesity a major – but hardly the only – reason behind rise in type 2 diabetes

11/21/2018

More people than ever before have diabetes. And that’s not just because there are more people than ever before.

Facial Skin Injury Could Be Healed with Bioengineered BioMask

11/19/2018

Facial wounds or burns could one day be treated with skin tissue regenerated with the use of a 3-D bioprinted BioMask created by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists.